MyTechIsland Get Techy Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:55:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Xiaomi Teases New Redmi-Branded Audio Products, Launching on September 30 in India Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:55:40 +0000 Redmi has hinted at two new audio deices that the Xiaomi sub-brand will launch on September 30 as fraction of its ‘Beat Drop’ occasion. The teaser was revealed by Redmi India on the platform of Twitter. The posted tweet has a short and crisp clip that informs that there will be two devices that are quite different in styles and has completely wireless earphones. One of them will have a stem design while the other will be without it. The Redmi Beat Drop event will be held on September 30 and a complete page is set up on its official site for the same product as well. It is also a possibility that one of these two audio devices shown in the teaser will be wired.
As per the Twitter post updated by Redmi India, the company is expected to launch the two audio devices at the Redmi Beat Drop event that will be conducted on September 30. The teaser also reveals completely wireless earphones that specifically appear to be TWS earphones. They are shown in black color option but there’s a possibility that more color options will be offered after the launch. The other audio device is, however, a little puzzling. It could either be truly wireless form of earphones that has a stem design or it could be wired earphones. It is believed so because the latter one’s shape is sort of identical to that of the  Mi Earphones and also that of Mi Dual Driver In-ear Earphones. This particular one has jet black earbuds with a beautiful blue silicone tip.
The company has not yet revealed what the two audio devices will be called. In fact, it has not revealed the specification and price point either. However, you do not have to worry as we will soon get more information about the same.
In a different tweet, the brand introduced an all new color option – blue, for the Redmi Earphones. These earphones are now available in three different and beautiful colour options that are black, blue, and red. All of them for INR 399 only. You can purchase the new Redmi earphones on its official website.

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Vivo V20 SE With Snapdragon 665 SoC, Triple Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:53:35 +0000 Vivo has launched Vivo V20 SE and it the latest model in the brand’s V20 series. It comes right after the Vivo V20 and V20 Pro. Both of them have debuted just earlier this week in September. The new Vivo smartphone comes with an eye-catching waterdrop-style display notch and sports triple rear cameras. The new Vivo V20 SE also comes with 33W fast charging support and long battery life. Other major attractions of the Vivo V20 SE are a 48-megapixel primary camera along with a thin, 7.83mm build that has a highly impressive 3D design at the back. The Vivo V20 SE also offers a glossy gradient finish at the rear panel and it is available in two different and beautiful colour options.
Vivo V20 SE price, availability
Vivo V20 SE price point has been fixed at MYR 1,199 that is approximately INR 21,300 for the single 8GB + 128GB storage configuration. The phone comes in two color options thats are Gravity Black and Oxygen Blue. However, it is currently available on in the Malaysian market. The official listing of the same is available on the Lazada Malaysia site.
Vivo V20 SE specifications
The Vivo V20 SE has dual-SIM (Nano) and supports Android 10 with Funtouch OS 11 on top. It sports a 6.44-inch full-HD+ that is 1,080×2,400 pixels AMOLED display along with an impressive 20:9 aspect ratio. As per the internal specifications, the phone supports with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SoC that is integrated with 8GB of RAM. There is the triple rear camera technology that houses the 48-megapixel primary sensor and an f/1.8 lens. The camera configuration also contains an 8-megapixel secondary sensor along with an f/2.2 wide-angle lens. There is also a 2-megapixel tertiary sensor that has an f/2.4 lens for an impressive bokeh effect.
The Vivo V20 SE supports 128GB storage. Connectivity options are of 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, Bluetooth v5.0, and a USB Type-C port. You will also find an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Vivo has offered the new smartphone a 4,100mAh battery that comes along with an impressive 33W FlashCharge fast charging. The measurement of V20 SE are 161.00×74.08×7.83mm and is lightweight at 171 grams.

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Twitter to Start Testing Voice Direct Messages: Report Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:48:55 +0000 Twitter is launching its new feature that allows the users to send voice messages through their direct messages (DMs). A senior member of Twitter has revealed that the social media and micro-blogging platform is planning to start testing the new feature of voice DMs. The first country to come up with this new feature after the testing is going to be Brazil. The existing users should not worry as the new feature will have an extremely simple interface. Twitter had recently launched its new feature of audio tweets exclusively for its iOS users. However, the latest update isn’t available for everyone as of yet.
Alex Ackerman-Greenberg, who is the product manager for DMs at Twitter, said that testing of the voice DMs will begin very soon. Alex Ackerman-Greenberg also mentioned that they were being reminded that users are looking for more options for how they express their views, thought and feelings in private as well as public conversations on the platform. Interestingly, Ackerman-Greenberg announced the publication, The Verge, about the new up and coming feature through a short 20-second voice message on Twitter itself.
The voice messages on one of the most popular social media platforms will not be difficult to use. The new and interesting Twitter feature of voice DMs is going to have an extremely uncomplicated interface. There will only be a play and a pause button. The product team of Twitter has, as per the sources, created an in-sync recording experience that makes it easier to convey, use, and send these messages as part of the conversation quite naturally, without breaking the flow. This makes the whole feature completely different from the existing audio tweets interface that the platform had released to only some of the existing iOS users in June.
The users will also have the option of reporting a message if in case the new going to be feature has any glitch or is not being used properly. Currently, users can send text messages, GIFs, images, and videos recordings and clips through and in their DMs. Ackerman-Greenberg has announced that the feature will be first tested in Brazil before anywhere else. However, there is no further information regarding when the new voice messages feature will be released for the users, even if it is just for testing to countries other than Brazil.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 FE With 120Hz Display, Triple Rear Cameras Launched: Price, Specifications Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:45:58 +0000 Samsung has finally launched Samsung Galaxy S20 FE after months of anticipation. It is also known as Samsun Galaxy S20 Fan Edition. The new smartphone is somewhat a mix of Galaxy S20 and Galaxy Note 20 series. Some of its highlighting features are triple rear cameras and hole-punch display. It also has 120Hz rate of refresh just like the Galaxy S20 series smartphones. Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is available in both 4G and 5G and in different color options.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE price, availability details
The starting price of Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5 G model is $699 or INR 51,400 (approx). As of now, the price of 4G model is not revealed yet. There are three storage models – 6GB RAM + 128 + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, and 8GB + 256GB. There are six color options to choose from – Cloud White, Cloud Navy, Cloud Red, Cloud Orange, Cloud Lavender, and Cloud Mint. Pre-orders for the phones started on September 23 and sale will begin from October 2 on selected e-commerce platforms. Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is yet to launch in India and more details are awaited.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Specifications
The smartphone comes with dual-SIM (Nano+eSIM) and operated on Android 10 with One UI 2.0. The screen boasts of 6.5-inch screen with full-HD+ display (1,080×2,400 pixels with 407ppi density) and Super AMOLED Infinity-O Display. The screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Samsung Galaxy S20 FE offers 12-megapixel primary sensor and f/1.8 wide-angle lens and backs-up optical image stabilization. The selfie camera has 32-megapixel and f/2.0 lens. It also has autofocus support.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE is packed in an IP68-rated body and comes with a 4,500mAh battery. The battery supports 15W charging and you can also access wireless charging. It also has Samsung’s Wireless PowerShare that allows you to share power with other wireless charging supported smartphones. The phone overall measures 159.8×74.5×8.4mm and lightweight at 190 grams.
Different sensor boards of Samsung Galaxy S20 FE are hall sensor, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, and a gyroscope. There’s in-dsiplay fingerprint sensor and the stereo speakers are optimized by AKG.

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Samsung Galaxy A42 5G Spotted on Geekbench Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:43:59 +0000 Samsung Galaxy A42 5G is speculated to be equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SoC. A source code of a particular smartphone that was found on Geekbench by a specific publication was identical to that of 750G SoC. However, no confirmation has been made by the company as of yet. Galaxy A42 5G is the cheapest of Samsung’s 5G module but, the brand has refrained from giving any further information. The specifications available as of now are that the phone has a 6.6 inch Super AMOLED display along with a quad rear camera technology.
Dealntech had shared a source code of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G’s Geekbench benchmark via a screenshot. The chipset that powers the smartphone has a total of eight cores that comprise two cores that run at 2.21 GHz and six cores that run at 1.80GHz. The screenshot also informs that the said SoC includes Adreno 619 graphics. The specifications have uncanny similarities with Snapdragon 750G. As a matter of fact, the model number of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G, which is SM-A426B is also mentioned in the source code in Geekbench.
The new Snapdragon 750G SoC features the Qualcomm Snapdragon X52 5G Modem-RF System, which supports sub-6GHz and mmWave, NSA and SA models, FDD, TDD, and Dynamic Spectrum Sharing also known as DSS. It also supports global roaming and global multi-SIM. This helps the smartphone supporting Snapdragon 750G to also support multi-gigabit connection that provides extremely fast upload and download speeds.
The details of Samsung Galaxy A42 5G was officially announced earlier in September. But, Samsung did not announce any further details about the same. Enthusiasts are not officially informed regarding what kind of processor the smartphone will have. However, the speculation earlier said the phone will have Snapdragon 690 SoC. But, that changes with the latest source code spotting.
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G will have 6.6 inch Super AMOLED display and a quad rear camera technology. There’ a square module with a flash below it as seen in the image of the smartphone The back of the smartphone has grey gradient pattern all over it. The power and volume buttons of the smartphones are on the right side of the body. It is assumed that phone will have 5,000mAh battery.

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Redmi 9 Prime, Redmi Note 9 to Go on Sale in India Today via Amazon, Price, Specifications Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:40:54 +0000 Great news ahead for all the Redmi lovers as Redmi 9 Prime and Redmi Note 9 is going on sale on September 25. The sale starts from 12pm (noon) and will be available on Amazon and The Redmi 9 Prime was launched early in the month of August, while the relatively older Redmi Note 9 was launched in July. Both Xiaomi smartphones feature quad rear camera technology and some really impressive specifications that you should know about. The Redmi 9 Prime is available in two storage variants and the Redmi Note 9 comes in three storage configurations. Both the phones offer an impressive 5,020mAh battery.
Redmi 9 Prime, Redmi Note 9 price in India, availability
The Redmi 9 Prime that coasts INR 9,999 will go on sale that starts from 12pm (noon) on September 25 (today). The sale will go live on Amazon and website. The storage variant of 4GB RAM + 64GB offered by Redmi 9 Prime ccosts INR 9,999. The storage variant of 4GB RAM + 128GB is priced at INR 11,999. It is offered in four beautiful color options that are Matte Black, Sunrise Flare, Mint Green, and Space Blue.
The starting price of Redmi Note 9 is INR 11,999. It is available for the 4GB + 64GB storage option. The storage variant of 4GB + 128GB costs INR 13,499. The storage variant of 6GB + 128GB costs INR 14,999. The Redmi Note 9 is available in four beautiful color options that are Aqua White, Aqua Green, Scarlet Red, and Pebble Grey. The sale of Redmi 9 will start at the same time as Redmi Prime and it will also be held at Amazon and
Redmi 9 Prime specifications
Redmi 9 Prime sports a 6.53-inch full-HD+ that is 1,080×2,340 pixels IPS display that too with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone supports MIUI 11, based on Android 10. It is powered by the octa-core MediaTek Helio G80 SoC and it is paired with 4GB of RAM for faster speed.
The Redmi 9 Prime has a quad rear camera technology that includes a 13-megapixel primary rear camera and and 8-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front.
Redmi Note 9 specifications
Redmi Note 9 boasts of a 6.53-inch full-HD+ that is 1,080×2,340 pixels Dot Display with and and impressive 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone supports MIUI 11 and is based on Android 10. The Redmi Note 9 is run by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 SoC. It offers up to 6GB of RAMand up to128GB of inbuilt storage.

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OnePlus 8T Price, Specifications Tipped via Amazon Listing Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:37:41 +0000 OnePlus 8T was reportedly spotted on the website of Amazon Germany. As per a screenshot of the listing that was shared by a source, the smartphone is most likely to be priced at EUR 599 or approximately INR 51,700 with the storage of 8GB + 128GB. For the storage variant of 12GB + 256GB, the price will be fixed at EUR 699 or approximately INR 60,000. The listing also gave a hint of the main specifications of the up and coming smartphone and hinted that the OnePlus 8T will start distribution from October 20. The leaked information about the pricings reveal that the new smartphone most likely will be of EUR 50 or approximately INR 4,310 cheaper than its forerunner, the impressive OnePlus 8.
This comes as a contradictory news to a different tip that was given recently. It reported that the OnePlus 8T will be priced at EUR 100 or approximately INR 8,600 costlier than the OnePlus 8. As per the listing’s screenshot, which was shared by the source Ishan Agarwal and 91Mobiles, the OnePlus 8T smartphone is seen hosting the abovementioned price points for the two storage designs. The listed distribution date of October 20 is just six days after its grand launch, which is on October 14.
If the reports are to be trusted, the OnePlus 8T smartphone launch price point could be less than the price of its forerunner, the OnePlus 8. The said impressive smartphone made its first appearance at a price point of EUR 699 or approximately INR 60,400 with the storage variant of 8GB + 128GB.
The new report is available on the foot of another price speculation. Citing a source that is quite familiar with the development, a Vietnamese source that gies with the profile of @chunvn8888, suggests that the OnePlus 8T smartphone price point will be fixed at EUR or approximately INR 799 69,000 with the storage variant of 8GB + 128GB. While the storage variant of 12GB + 256GB will be fixed and available for EUR 899 or approximately 78,000 in Europe. The said price point of the said smartphone is exactly EUR 100 more than the previously launched smartphone.

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Moto E7 Plus With Dual Rear Cameras, 5,000mAh Battery Launched in India: Price, Specifications Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:33:50 +0000 Moto E7 Plus has already launched in India as the most recent and one of the most affordable smartphones by Motorola. The new smartphone that was initially revealed in Brazil earlier month of September and received an international announcement just a few weeks later, is featured with dual rear cameras. It also sports a waterdrop-style display mark. The Moto E7 Plus comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 SoC and offers and impressive 5,000mAh battery with fast charging. Users get two different and beautiful color options to choose from. Moreover, the Moto E7 Plus is at par with the likes of Samsung Galaxy M11, Redmi 9 Prime, and Realme Narzo 20 that are currently running strong in India.
Moto E7 Plus price in India, sale date
Moto E7 Plus price point in India has been fixed at INR 9,499 for the storage variant of single 4GB + 64GB. The color options available for the smartphone are Misty Blue and Twilight Orange. The customers can choose either of the color options for the same price. Furthermore, it will be accessible for purchase in India on online stores like Flipkart from 12pm on September 30. We suggest you schedule the date and time as it might go out of stock soon. The Moto E7 Plus was launched on the international market in the second week of September with a price point of EUR 149 that is approximately INR 12,800.
Moto E7 Plus specifications
The Moto E7 Plus has dual-SIM (Nano) and runs on Android 10, It has minimal customizations on the top. The smartphone boasts a 6.5-inch HD+ Max Vision display and is powered by the latest octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 SoC, It is coupled with 4GB of RAM and Adreno 610 GPU. For capturing high-quality pictures and recording high-definition videos, the Moto E7 Plus offers the dual rear camera technology that includes an impressive 48-megapixel primary sensor. That too along with an f/1.7 lens and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor with an f/2.4 lens. The smartphone has an 8-megapixel selfie camera that is paired with an f/2.2 lens.
The Moto E7 Plus offers the 5,000mAh battery that ropes 10W fast charging and can deliver up to two days of power that too on a single charge. The smartphone is lightweight at 200 grams.

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Mi TV Master Supreme Commemorative Edition with 8K Resolution to Launch on September 28 Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:31:17 +0000 Mi TV Master ‘Supreme Commemorative Edition’ is to launch by Xiaomi on September 28. It is to note that the name is just the translated version and the official one is yet to be announced. The update on the development was posted on the Chinese website, Weibo, a micro-blogging site. The company has not released information on the specification as of yet. However, the official display poster of the TV says that it has 8K resolution and 5G connectivity. The size and price of the TV are not revealed yet but thanks to a different post, it is clear that the TV uses mini-LED technology. No one is sure when the new to-be launched TV will launch in India. The sour international relations between China and India are a major reason. It is also to note that Mi TV Master 65-inch 4K OLED that released before has yet not released in India.
One of the Xiomi’s employee informed through a post on Weibo that Mi TV Master Supreme Commemorative Edition will have 8K resolution, support 5G and will release on September 28. A separate post informed that Mi TV Master Supreme Commemorative Edition will also have Mini-LED technology. This means that the display flat-panel display with much better contrast ratios and more intense blacks when compared to the LCD panels.
For now, these are the only information provided by Xiomi. However, as there is still some time in the launch of Mi TV Master Supreme Commemorative Edition, it can be assumed that more information will be revealed in the upcoming days. The brand believes that the new TV will be a benchmark for ultra-high-end TVs at least for the next five years. By this information, one can assume that Mi TV Master Supreme Commemorative Edition will boast a refresh rate higher than 60Hz, HDMI 2.1 ports, real slim bezels, and a lot more.
In July, Xiamo had launched Mi TV Master 65-inch 4K OLED in China. It has advanced color accuracy and slim bexels aling with 120 HX refresh rate as well as 9-unit speaker system. It is priced around INR 1,40,000 and is yet to be launched in India.

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Lenovo ThinkBook Plus With E-Ink Cover Display, 10th-Gen Intel Core Processors Launched in India Mon, 05 Oct 2020 16:27:17 +0000 Lenovo has finally launched it Lenovo ThinkBook Plus in India. It is an impressive dual-screen laptop with an inventive and modern e-Ink cover display. The ThinkBook Plus was first shown to the public at CES 2020 in January. The impressive laptop comes with a advanced 10.8-inch e-Ink display that is on top of the lid. It also comprises of full-HD main display of 13.3-inch. It is supported by Intel 10th-Generation Core i7 processor and also has incorporated graphics. The new Lenovo ThinkBook Plus has only a single colour option as of now and it features Harmon Kardon speakers that is equipped with Dolby Audio support.
Lenovo ThinkBook Plus price in India
The starting price of Lenovo ThinkBook Plus is INR 1,12,690 that also includes taxes. It is available in a beautiful Iron Grey colour variant. This configuration includes the 8GB of RAM, 512GB SSD, and an Intel Core i5-10210U CPU, making the laptop extremely fast. You can purchase this amazing laptop from the official website of Lenovo,, as well as from Amazon in the country. 
Lenovo ThinkBook Plus specifications
The impressive Lenovo ThinkBook Plus comes with Windows 10 pre-installed in it. It boasts a 13.3-inch full-HD that will have 1,920×1,080 pixels and IPS display along with really slim bezels. It will offer the users 300 nits of extreme brightness and 100% sRGB colour gamut covergae. The Lenovo ThinkBook Plus can be integrated with up to Intel 10th-Generation Core i7 processor and equipped with up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM. The laptop also comes along with Intel UHD onboard graphics.
But, apart from all these qualities, what makes the Lenovo ThinkBook Plus really stand out from its competitors is its impressive 10.8-inch e-Ink monochromatic display. The 10.8 inch e-Ink monochromatic display can be operated even with the laptop closed! It can be used for multiple purposes like taking notes or even for sketching with the highly impressive and sleek integrated Lenovo Precision Pen. The laptop features the scratch-proof surety of Corning Gorilla Glass NBT. The display can also show essential and important notifications when even the lid is closed!
The Lenovo ThinkBook Plus is featured with a 32GB Intel Optane Memory H10 with 512GB SSD for storage. It comes with 10 hours of battery life and fast charging. The audio boasts of Harmon Kardon speakers equipped with Dolby Audio support, as well as Alexa.

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